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Here Is The Junk Microsoft Is Cutting From Edge, Its New Browser

It was inevitable Microsoft would have to wipe the slate clean when it came to building a replacement for Internet Explorer. While IE 11 is a far cry from the creaky ship that was 6, there’s just too much cruft to work with. Hence the creation of IE’s replacement, “Spartan”, or Microsoft Edge as it’s now called. So, what’s Redmond getting rid of? All the bad stuff.


Four Missing Features I Want To See In Windows 10

Confession time: I love Windows. Yes, I work from a MacBook Air every single day, and it’s fine, but I prefer a Windows machine — and I’m really looking forward to Windows 10. That said, there are four things Microsoft hasn’t announced that I really want.


Chrome And Firefox Users Make Better Employees

Have you ever griped at your company’s IT department for forcing you to use Internet Explorer? Chances are, you weren’t being difficult: you were just trying to be a better employee.


What Are Your Earliest Web Browser Memories?

Microsoft has rung the death knell for Internet Explorer — and it’s likely that few of us will mourn. IE has been sort of a joke for years, but there was a time when it was mighty. How far back into browser history do you go? Tell us what you remember.


This Is What Microsoft's New Spartan Browser Will (Probably) Look Like

Microsoft first revealed that Internet Explorer was to be replaced by a new browser — codenamed Spartan — back in January. Now, a new leaked video reveals what it will look like.


Report: Microsoft Could Ditch IE For A New Browser Named 'Spartan'

Windows 10 should bring lots of changes to Microsoft’s operating system, including a possible overhaul of Internet Explorer. Many believed the beleaguered browser would be getting an update with codename “Spartan,” including much needed additions like extension support. Now, ZDNet reports that Spartan may in fact be a new browser entirely.


It's Time For An Internet Explorer 6 Intervention

The few remaining users of Internet Explorer 6 are about to get a rude awakening when the internet abruptly stops working for them very soon. It’s about time.


'Stop IE Development' Was Briefly At The Top Of Microsoft's Suggestion Box

The plight of Internet Explorer. It’s a joke that’s long worn out its welcome. Well, almost. Developers who have to deal with the idiosyncrasies of ancient versions of the browser would still prefer Microsoft to give up on the maligned piece of software, going by a recently-deleted top post on its official suggestions forum.


Never Forget That Internet Explorer Is Boundless And Will Outlive Us All

With all the excitement bubbling up around the Windows 10 announcement, now is as good a time as any to take a look at the state of Internet Explorer. And, as has been the case since the dawn of time, more people use IE than every other browser combined. Just as they will continue to do until the End Days.


Microsoft Thought About Renaming Internet Explorer To Escape Its Bad Rep

What do you think of when you think of Internet Explorer? Unsupported error messages, crashing, grandparents, death’s sweet embrace — generally not-great things. And the people who brought you IE know that, which is why they actually considered changing its name to something — anything — else.